Malika Ammam received her MS degree from the University of Pierre et Marie CURIE in July 2002 and her PhD from the University of Paris Sud XI, France in September 2005. From 2006 to 2007, she worked as a research fellow at the University of Kansas in collaboration with Pinnacle Technology Inc. (USA). From 2007 to 2010, she was a research associate at KU Leuven, Belgium. From 2010 to 2012, she worked at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in collaboration with Alcohol Countermeasure Systems Corporation, Canada. She held a prestigious Rosalind Franklin fellowship and resigned in 2015. Now, she is a freelancer.
Stress and relaxation affect pain modulation in people with fibromyalgia (FM) and chronic neck pain, according to a study, “Effects of Stress and Relaxation on Central Pain Modulation in Chronic Whiplash ... Read more
Researchers in Finland suggest that fibromyalgia (FM) could be predicted through symptoms related to regional pain, frequent headache, persistent back/neck pain, sleeping problems, and excess weight. The study, “Predictors of fibromyalgia: a population-based ... Read more
A recent study performed between several European institutions proposes a possible association between a deficiency in vitamin D and male chronic widespread pain (CWP). These findings, “Low vitamin D and ... Read more
A collaborative research study between several institutions in Turkey found that female patients with fibromyalgia often suffer from sexual dysfunction (SD), mood, and anxiety disorders. These findings, “Sexual dysfunction, mood, anxiety, ... Read more
Recent findings suggest that pregabalin may help reduce pain and improve the quality of sleep in fibromyalgia patients. The study, “The safety and efficacy of pregabalin for treating subjects with ... Read more
A recent paper published in BMC Neurology journal entitled “Increased cortical activation upon painful stimulation in fibromyalgia syndrome” provides evidence that fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a distinct pathophysiology from the spectrum of ... Read more